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Natasha Riot introduces herself as a Burlesque producer and performer, with training in a wide variety of dance styles. She makes her own costumes and headdresses.

Natasha defines Burlesque as a form of expression and storytelling. She notes that…

Eva D’Luscious introduces herself as a Burlesque performer, producer, emcee, and teacher. She defines Burlesque as theatrical stripping that pays less than club stripping. She goes on to explain that Burlesque takes all sorts of art forms and…

Honeydew La Roux introduces herself as a Burlesque performer, singer, and sometimes arts event producer. She also performs under the name Lolita Von Honeydew. She is married to a musician and has a dog.

Honeydew defines Burlesque as an opportunity…

Rummy Rose defines herself as a Burlesque performer, producer, costumer, and hair stylist. She describes Burlesque as being the art form of striptease. The difference between stripping in a strip club and stripping in Burlesque varies depending on…

Lola Coquette introduces herself as a queer femme, Latinx, and Mexican performer, originally from Arizona and now based in Portland. She is a performer, producer, and instructor of Burlesque. She defines Burlesque as a combination of satire, shimmy,…

IZOHNNY is the Burlesque performing and producing duo of Isaiah Esquire and Johnny Nuriel. Based in Portland, Oregon, IZOHNNY performs together and separately, nationally and internationally. Isaiah Esquire is a native of Portland, Oregon, while…

Christopher Stewart introduces himself as a Burlesque producer and performer. He performs as Zora Phoenix, a gender illusionist and as Sean Nannigans, a Boylesque performer. He has been part of the Burlesque and performing arts community in Portland…

Dahlia Kash introduces herself as a Burlesque and Drag producer and performer. The pronouns she uses depends on which character she happens to be playing onstage. Dahlia produces three separate shows and she also owns and runs a photography company.…

Holly Dai introduces herself as a Burlesque performer, clothing designer, and Burlesque producer. She explains that Burlesque comes from the Latin word “burlare” which means to laugh or to mock, and it was a kind of satire. She tells how…

Tana the Tattooed Lady introduces herself as a Burlesque entertainer and a Burlesque producer. She explains that Burlesque is a place where she can use all her skills and training in one art form. For her it involves singing, wig construction, makeup…